Church · Pastor

A Brief Rejoinder to "The Mega-Problem Behind the 'Falls' of Megachurch Pastors"

The ouster of Perry Noble has led to a spate of articles and blogs including a recent article in Relevant Magazine (online) which touts the title: “The Mega-Problem Behind the ‘Falls’ of Megachurch Pastors”. The article’s author, Eddie Kaufholz, proposes that the stresses of the megachurch are partly to blame given the enormity of the… Continue reading A Brief Rejoinder to "The Mega-Problem Behind the 'Falls' of Megachurch Pastors"

Church · Pastor

Thinking Big About Pastors of Small Churches

I am delighted with the growing interest in helping small church pastors be the best pastors (and their congregations the best congregations) they can be. Serving faithfully wherever God calls. One recently discovered resource is offering a plethora of helps for small church pastors and Karl Vaters has apparently only been at it for 100… Continue reading Thinking Big About Pastors of Small Churches

Book Review · Church · Church Planting · Uncategorized

Pioneering Movements: A Book Review

As one who is supervising the writing of a Master’s thesis over the course of this year on the topic of church planting, I was thrilled to receive a review copy from IVP on the notion of pioneering movements. What is especially helpful about this volume is its practical application to the multiplication (and not simply addition) of those participating in the job of planting churches and the planting itself.

Assemblies of God · Church · evangelism · Pentecostal · Spirit · tradition

Three Things That Keep Me in My Church Tradition

Rather than simply answer in the comments section to Dan’s post about “What Keeps You In Your Church Tradition?,” I have decided to reply via a post and offer it as my own personal answer (because I have in fact been asked this very question at other times).  I decided three was a rather Biblical… Continue reading Three Things That Keep Me in My Church Tradition